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Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
was the mayor of berkeley and the city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> take turned out to be a movement that grew. east bay was the first place. the city of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >>reporter: our check was there as well. he's now the executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> first of all i remember that he was very powerful with just spirit. his spirit overcoming all the obstacle that he went through. it was such an honor and revelation to meet such a giant. >>reporter: at uc berkeley students protested leading the way in the anti-apartheid movement not the only one in the east bay dock workers refused to unload south african good. in san francisco reverend brown and third baptist church had for years collected money for the anti-apartheid cause. >> my church directed the first sign in the city the protesting apartheid back in the 1980's. >>reporter: it was mandela only visit to the bay area. one that still touches so many. >> i wouldn't have missed it. i just wouldn't v. we have a lot of work to do. struggle continues on.
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
tonight at berkeley city hall. the bay area antiapartheid crusade was launched. >> i have to tell you behind me is berkeley city council. very to say this council tried to pass a resolution against apartheid. it passed and nelson mandela took notice of that and other things happening the bay area. it was june, 1990. nelson mandela had been released from prison. 58,000 people packed the oakland coliseum to see and hear him. mandela delivered a message of thanks and hope. >> it is you that people of oakland, the people of the bay area, who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to progress and continue the struggle. >> state senator was on stage with mandela that day. back then she was a the mayor of beshgly and city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> that turned out to be a move thament grew. the east bay was the first place the cities of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >> he is now executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> he was powerful with just spirit. you snow his spirit overcoming obstacles he went through. such an honor
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Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
are searching for victims of a train derailment in new york city. the metro north train went off the tracks this morning in the bronx. four people were killed. crews will spend the night to upright the plan. the crash will affect thousands of commuters tomorrow morning. >>> a new law begins next year aimed at protecting mountain lions. it was passed after two cubs were shot in san mateo county last year. we talked to the supporters about why they belief it's so important. >> reporter: richard won't forget the day a year ago when two mountain lions cubs wandered into his neighborhood and were shot and killed. >> it didn't seem it was necessary to kill them. we need to do everything we can to protect these animals. >> there are opportunities and options now that weren't available last year. >> reporter: state senator jerry hill says the killings sparked so much outrage it prompted him to propose legislation to use nonlethal alternatives to capture big cats unless they l 1w3 game wardens. >> we've seen it work in san jose and los angeles where they have relocated mountain lions tha
KOFY
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
shirts. >> steve pleasant and his family rented bikes. they came to the city in search of cold weather. >> just come from 100-degree heat in australia so down here, just have to make sure you're dressed for and it keeping in the sun. >> in walnut creek, temperatures around a chilly 40 degrees. on a day like this hard to believe iceskating would be popular but it was. >> starting the christmas season off. you have to do it. >> we came across snow. but this accumulation was created not by mother nature but the ice rink's zambonie. in walnut creek, abc7 news. >> here a picture e-mail to us. is shows icicles hanging from a tree. show us your photos -- end your photos and videos to. us. >> happening right now in an francisco, massive tree has fallen on to pine street near lagoon new hampshire traffic is backed up, causing a mess. it was reported an hour ago. crews should have it cleared away soon. >> a pg&e worker was injured after responding to a power outage. the worker was trying to reset a transformer when it failed. he suffered minor burns and was taken to the hospital. utilities sent
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Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
was the leader of the student difficult vest committee. >> it was students and city leaders and it was the if is to difficult vest 1979 so there was already activism. >>reporter: there were daily rally at this plaza. students quickly began camping out. berkeley police staged a raid and arrested does he says of protestors. one leader of those demonstrations was student body president pedro. who spoke to us by skype from new york. >> i think our protest played in a role in elevating the issue and generating broad support for the issue. >> all that is left of the future is now. >>reporter: by now the movement had gained a lot of media attention and interest of professor, celebrity and lawmakers. >> ask the question what the hell is the university of california doing making profit from slave system in 1986? a then speaker of the calf assembly will brown was in serrated to address the crowd and help convince the uc regent to vote to withdraw the university investment in businesses trading with south africa. a little over a year after the protest began, the regent voted on 3
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Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
disappeared sunday in idaho on flight between baker city other again and butte, montana a but friends relatives here in the bay area are holding out hope that they will be found alive. here's vick lee. >> he goes down to mexico with doctors across borders those type organizations so he does a lot of voluntary support. >>reporter: he said his business partner dale smith was not only charitable and generous. but also a good pilot. it. >> he has been flying for some 8 years. >> hopefully laid down somewhere and doesn't have any cell phone contact in the middle of nowhere. >>reporter: maybe the plane made a soft landing and everyone was all right. earlier today a ray of hope emerged. rescue plane detected something. >> search rescuers were able to pick up a very weak elt transmitter broadcast from the downed aircraft. this has helped them to narrow the area for which they are searching however darkness is approachin approaching. >>reporter: searches unable to find the plane. smith piloted his beach bonanza 6 seater which lost rid arrest and cell tower contact sunday in central id
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Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
establishing a clinic in redwood city. >>> world aids day was celebrated locally at the national aids memorial grove in san francisco's golden gate park. more than 600 people gathered for today's ceremonies. the founder of the black aids institute said those who succumb to the disease should not have died in vein. >> every man that's in that cirquele, for every person who is naemed or not named who has been lost to this disease, we owe it to them to bring about the end of this epidemic. >> he was referring to the growth circle of friends. the ceremony was concluded with supporters gathering for the reading of the names of those embraced into the circle. >>> still ahead on abc 7 news at 6:00, why oakland airport has seen a huge decline of flyers since 2007. >>> plus, what american shoppers are purchasing this holiday weekend. >>> and how a seracha plant forced shut down is making light of the stinky situation. >>> how you can help us feed the bay area this holiday season. visit the abc7 facebook page and take the pledge to give where you live. with each pledge we'll donate $1 in your honor to t
KOFY
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
francisco. the only city that may not see freezing temperatures overnight. most other spots will. i'm dan ashley. it's begin with weather anchor spencer christian live doppler 7 hd and tracking the cold. >> yes, jack frost brought his entire family with him tonight. here is live doppler 7 hd. clear skies and cold already but let's talk about the cold hard facts. we have a freeze warning in effect for the entire bay area excludeing san francisco, which will be cold but not freezing. we'll see temperatures not only subfreezing, i'm not talking about 30 degrees subfreezing but low 20s. that's between now and 9:00 a.m. friday the freeze warning in effect for this area. exposed pipes can burst and high to therm ya comes from this weather. here are some projected low temperatures for tonight, santa rosa, 23. napa 22. fairfield 25, 26 concord, 25 in morgan hill. we rarely see lows like this, i'll show you which locations may set record lows for tomorrow's date, december 5th. it will be a really cold overnight, bundle up, wear layers, prepare for tomorrow. more later. >> thank you. see you shortl
KOFY
Dec 2, 2013 11:30pm PST
weekend with relevant testifies. the small plane took off from baker city, oregon yesterday afternoon bound for butte montana but the pilot called air traffic control reporting engine problems and asked to land his plane at remote airstrip now nobody can find him. cornell live at the church where the pilot was an active member apparently. cornell?right daled family long time members of this mormon church in south san jose. tonight the congregation is praying all will be found safe. fichlt there is anyone able to survive difficult situation it would be dale. >>reporter: san jose mr. monbishop jed is praying his friend dale smith and his family are found safe. smith single engine beach bonanza disappeared in idaho back country sunday. plane was carrying 5 family members from oregon to butte, montana a.pilot reported engine troubl trouble. asked controllers in salt lake city for coordinate to the johnson creek airstrip. but the plane never landed. >> we have done a ping on the cell phone and we have narrowed it down to 4 or 5 square mile area we are searching right no now. >> he'
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Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
dream got a boost today the 14-year-old from daily city is battling salivary cancer the cancer is life threatening. she's been busy going to treatments and couldn't plan for the birdie. she got a dress and shoes, too. >> it's a very warm feeling that people there are there to make other people feel better. >> the campaign raised $6.5 million to grant wishes to children. >> i will be hosting an event tomorrow called braft bay. and the mini caped crusader bat kid will be there. miles scott a 5-year-old cancer survivor. tomorrow miles will reunite with the police chief for that fund-raiser so other kids will see their wishes come true. >> that is great >> nice to have bat kid back, too. an injured bird released back into the wild today the bird is a california gull, found emaciated in august. and the center from silicon valley discovered it had a federal identification band on its leg. and was bagged in mountain view 28 years ago. >> remarkable. >> so spencer is here to tell us more about the rain. >> yes. yes. >> so i can tell you about snow first. taking a look at live doppler seven hd.
KOFY
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
city oregon, where he spent thanksgiving with his father. he was bound for butte, montana, to drop off relatives when somewhere over valley county, idaho, he called reporting engine problems and asked to land in a remote strip of the idaho wilderness. >> he was was talking about not being able to hold altitude. he asked for coordines to the air strip and was given the information. they didn't hear anymore from him. >> the faa has issued an alert notice for the plane and could not confirm that it crashed. smith is described as an experienced pilot. a neighbor spoke with abc 7 news a few minutes ago. >> it's a tragedy if it did go down and the fily of on the plane with him. i know dale usually travels on the ple by himself sometimes or with other business pele. sometimes with the family. yeah, that would be a tragedy if the family was with him. >> smith founded his company, serial tech, back in 2007. he's been in the data storage field since 1991. >>> pedestrian was struck and killed along busy el camino real near the overpass to a 92 after 6:00 a.m. police believe the man was jaywalking
KOFY
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
. 43 oakland and redwood city. 44 san jose. already into 30s in half moon bay. 37 degrees another live view of the skyline from our camera. loaf 40s and 35 in fairfield z low 40s in concord and livermore. looking to the bay, again, this beautiful evening forecast features a freeze warning is in effect and chilly into afternoons. here is what's happenings on satellite image we have a big pool of cold air. we have low pressure system dropping south from up north going to bring precipitation our way. low temperatures moving down over next 24 hours or so. rain and snow into the north. by 9:00 morning rush is hanging down. rain arriving in the north bay. by 6:00 wayne spreads to virtually all of the bay area. cold air arrives and could produce snow in higher elevations before moisture leaves us. that low pulls out saturday. and speaking of chaly we have friday afternoon into saturday evening. into sierra west slope into foothills, 3 to 10 inches of snow. and extended travel delays lows drop. well, all of the temperatures with asterisks next to them, these are the new record lows for tomorro
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Dec 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
an appearance at the oakland coliseum in 1990. >> city of berkeley first to call for boycott of corporations and banks doing business in south africa. mandela visit here still resonates. lisa looks back at that historic visit with some of those who were there. >> the bay area who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to the continue. >> the strong connection between mandela and bay area clear the moment he stepped into the oakland coliseum june 30, 1990. he had been a 43 man for just 4 months. state senator hancock was on stage with mandela that day and at the time she was mayor of berkeley. one of only city in the world that sanked south africa. >> that turned out to be a movement that grew and east bay was the first place, that sanctioned. >> student led massive anti-apartheid protest. professor carson remembers those days. he's now the director of the martin luther king jr. research institute at stanford. >> i think that if miss having a person like that. he teaches about mandela and african american freedom struggle and losing the knife-year-old is significant on so ma
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Dec 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
. he's bay highs, 49 at union city and fremont. inland east bay chillier than that. high temperatures will reach only into the upper 40s. all of the inland east bay locations, 48 at livermore,le pleasantton. temperatures moderate a little on wednesday and thursday. by the end of the week high temperatures back in the upper 50s which will seem almost like a heat wave compared to what we have now. a slight chance of some light rain on friday. doesn't look like much of a rainmaker. the big change in our weather towards the end of the week will be the warmup. >> okay. sounds good. we'll look forward to it. >> i'm looking forward to it, too. >> thank you, spencer. >> okay. >>> sports, a lot of people were looking forward to today's game. >> your friend bat kid was there. the seahawks in town with a chance to clinch the nfc west in a first round bye with a win over the 49ers. in the final day game in the regular season at the stick. seattle's 12th man is everywhere. flying high over candlestick. second quarter, niners up six until marshawn lynch tossed this 11 yard td run. another niner fie
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Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
in oakland and 44 san jose. you can see even on the peninsula, redwood city, los gatos and half moon bay, forget about the moderating effects of the water. it is 37 degrees. from our exploratorium camera you can see how crisp and clear it is out there in san francisco. 37 santa rosa and these numbers haven't bottomed out. 40 degrees concord and the view from the east bay hills camera a little bit of a shaky camera, and i show you because it may hold some of your temperatures up. just for you, sandy i went out 1k3 froze my nickers off. it is a balmy 78 degrees in half moon bay. no one is escaping this freeze. it will be freezing cold the next two mornings. chilly in the afternoons and a wintry mix on friday and saturday. we may see snow showers here. i will explain in a moment. first tomorrow morning, grab your coats, boots, scarves and gloves. 27 in napa. 28 santa rosa. 29 in cloverdale. your kids need to be dressed warmly. freezing cold in fairfield, 32, 30 concord and 31 livermore. these are some of the coldest spots. 34 san jose, santa cruz and mid30s palo alto and fremont. oakland 39
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Dec 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
breeze holding your temperature up above freezing by 2 degrees. redwood city, los gatos, half moon bay, 36 degrees. you can see it is clear in the financial district. check out the temperatures. we are looking at 28 in santa rosa and 26 in napa. the current temperature in chicago is 38 degrees. we are running much colder than what they are dealing with right now. 27 in fairfield and 33 in livermore. here is what the windchill factor plays into things and this is what it really feels like. a little breeze and fairfield is feeling like 20 degrees. 21 in napa. we are talking windchill here. 25 in novato. the view from the so tro tower camera as we look toward a sparkling san francisco night. freeze rn whattings in effect for all areas except san francisco. record lows are likely in the morning. chilly in the afternoon. really that continues for friday as well with a wintry mix on friday afternoon and going into saturday morning. we will be talking about low snow levels tomorrow morning 19 in napa as i mentioned and 21 in santa rosa. it will be icy cold in some parts of the bay area. 26 co
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Dec 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
anniversary got a taste of the city they just left jie. expecting honey. it was supposed to be our wedding anniversary, and here we are like in weather just like chicago. >> to get out of the 39-degree cold, some folks jumped in 104-degree water at the calistoga hot springs. >> you get cold when you step out and then get hot when you get back in and it is good for you. >> walking back into the cold is the hard part. in calistoga, john alston, abc news. >> check this out from in mendocino county. it has been shutdown due to snow and traffic related collisions. this picture also from cal trans is on highway 20. in the sierra chains ar required at 3200 feet for drivers on i-80. there is a winter storm warning that lasts overnight in the tahoe region. elevation above 7,000 feet and expect 1 to two feet of snow by tomorrow. >>> it is not just in the bay area, but much of the united states is covered in ice and snow especially in the south and midwest. four people have been killed on u.s. roads since the storm hit yesterday. schools and businesses are shutdown. hundreds of thousands of people fa
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
. the city of fremont hiring police officers you can find a link to the jobs advertised today at our web site abc7 news.com. >>> a new planned parenthood clinic opened after it's original opening was delayed. protestors have been picketing this new clinic. planned parenthood officials say delayed opening had nothing to do with protests but caused because equipment wasn't ready. those opposing the clinic say it will negative limb pact businesses and property values >> coming up next what we're doing this year with your help to help fight hunger in the bay area >> and spencer christian is there and will have a live look [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> abc7 teeming up with several food banks this holiday season. >> first, let's check in with sandhya patel. >> yes. going to be frosty indeed tomorrow morning rest of the bay area, as we head into following morning live doppler seven seeing clear skies now. and taking a look at the freeze warning it's first in effect. protect your pets, plants and pipes this is expanding into the bay area, tak
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Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
. temperatures in the low to mid 50's at san francisco oakland redwood city san jose los gatos and a half moon by and life view at sfo. few clouds there. not a lot of cloud cover. temperature readings in the 50's. mainly mid 50's from santa rose to napa no have the 0fairfield concord and livermore. on to one final live picture from our east bay camera emeryville back across the bay bridge. these are forecast feature just the slightest chance of showers tonight. much colder pattern will be with us for the rest of the week and freeze watch begins tuesday night tomorrow night that wednesday morning. here's satellite image showing you that cold front diving down from our north. bringing with it a little bit of shower activity although we have only a very slight chance of seeing a shower here overnight. big change coming our way of course is the pool of cold air that will be descending behind the cold front that brings us sharply different temperature, or weather pattern from what we have seen the last couple week. let's start our forecast animation 11:00 o'clock tonight at which point we se
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